After recent political troubles Babadag is back to its former glory as an internationally renowned flyers’ paradise and organisers are pround to announce the dates of the 9th Oludeniz International air Games. These will be held from 15-19 October 2008.
A year ago this October Canadian competition pilot Brett Hazlett had an accident while launching from Babadag in Turkey. A year on he re-lives what happens, and takes us step by excruciating step through his painful recovery. The goal: to fly again. I am lying on the steep slopes of a six-thousand-foot mountain in Turkey, in […]
Back in the day … The last time the Superfinal was in Denizli was in 2010. The 2014 Paragliding World Cup Superfinal starts on 25 September and runs for 10 days in Denizli, Turkey. The culmination of the World Cup season sees its first task on Thursday 25th, and its last competition day on Sunday […]
On 29 June this year nine pilots flew 300km+ from a new site in eastern Turkey, smashing all the national records and pushing the sport in the country into a new era. Dora Göksal tells the tale I started paragliding in 2011, through my university club the METU Aviation Society. Since the very beginning I […]